Ystrad Mynach, The Village 1938

Ystrad Mynach, The Village 1938

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Memories of Ystrad Mynach

Ystrad Boys & Girls Club

In the early ninties my son Dewi started going to the Boys Club as it was. Unknown to me and some of the other parents who took their children there the leader Mrs Hammond ...Read full memory

The Pier And The Pictures

Who can remember going to the Saturday morning pictures? We would see films like 'Annie Get your Gun' and 'An American in Paris' , followed by the wonderful 'Captain ...Read full memory

A memory of Ystrad Mynach by Ann James

Recollections Of Ystrad Mynach

Over seventy years ago my father and mother lived in Rose Cottage, half way down Commercial Street, but there was no Commercial Street then just a row of brick ...Read full memory

Many Memories

My grandparents lived in one of the houses at the station, I have some older photos than shown on your site. My grandfather worked for the railway and I have lots of fabulous ...Read full memory

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This picture, taken just where the A469 road to Bargoed turns to the left, shows what a diversity of shops and amenities existed in a town of barely 5,000 inhabitants. On the left is the RAOB meeting hall with a solitary figure on the pavement in the ubiquitous flat cap. On the right are Arnott's the chemist's in the foreground, with Watkins' Drapery, Pegler's, and Matthew's hardware store behind; then, where the road narrows, the cinema.

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